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Jul 8, 2020 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of Lot No. 249 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by Availle Abercrombie Smith, Edward Bellingham and William Monkhouse Lee are three students at Oxford University, sharing adjacent lodgings. When people against whom Bellingham holds a grudge are attacked, Smith starts to investigate. Is Bellingham innocent? But what are the strange noises coming from his room when he is not home? This short gothic horror story first published in 1892 is a bit outside the usual...
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Jul 8, 2020 Saint John of the Cross
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LibriVox recording of The Obscure Night of The Soul by Saint John of the Cross. (Translated by David Lewis.) Read in English by Ed Humpal The Obscure Night of the Soul, better know today as The Dark Night of the Soul, is the distilled teaching of St John of the Cross, who reintroduced and revolutionized Christian Contemplation in the 16th Century. The text remains in print until this day, and has been an inspiration to seekers for centuries. St John's method is known as the Via Negativa,...
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Jul 8, 2020 Charles F. Horne; Rossiter Johnson; John Rudd
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LibriVox recording of The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4 by Charles F. Horne; Rossiter Johnson; John Rudd. Read in English by realisticspeakers; Colleen McMahon; Rita Boutros; Leni; rainbowsnsunshine; Kazbek; Larry Wilson; Ryan Fahey; Availle; Beth Blakely; Thomas Rose; Greg Paxton; Kristine Bekere A comprehensive and readable account of the world's history, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narratives in the master-words of the most eminent...
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Jul 7, 2020 Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus
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LibriVox recording of Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 7 by Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus. (Translated by Bernadotte Perrin.) Read in English by Magda Wilde; Leni; Daniel; Carol Pelster Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired,...
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Jul 7, 2020 Grace Livingston Hill
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LibriVox recording of The Man of the Desert by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by LikeManyWaters Fleeing from an aggressive suitor, Hazel Radcliffe becomes hopelessly lost in the Arizona desert. Exhausted, she falls unconscious from her pony. Soon she is found by John Brownleigh, a handsome missionary who lives nearby. As he cares for her, a strong and true love grows between them. She was raised in luxury, he was raised to serve God. They part knowing very little about each other except...
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Jul 7, 2020 J. C. Ryle
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LibriVox recording of Old Paths by J. C. Ryle. Read in English by Christopher Smith This book is subtitled “Being Plain Statements on Some of the Weightier Matters of Christianity". The main title comes from the writings the old testament prophet Jeremiah, who refers to the old paths where the good way is, which if people walk in it they will find rest for their souls (Jer 6 v6). Bishop Ryle wrote this book at a time when many in the church were forsaking the old paths of evangelical...
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Jul 7, 2020 William Booth
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LibriVox recording of Purity of Heart by William Booth. Read in English by David Purdy William Booth, who co-founded The Salvation Army with his wife Catherine in 1865, wrote several books on the subject of holiness. Purity of Heart, which was first published in 1902, is one of the most concise of these books. Its chapters were originally open letters Booth wrote and circulated throughout The Salvation Army to be read aloud as a ten-week sermon series on the subject of purity of heart. In the...
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Jul 6, 2020 W. S. Gilbert
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LibriVox recording of The Gondoliers by W. S. Gilbert. Read in English by Mark Nelson; Beth Thomas (1974-2020); ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Tom Geller; Larry Wilson; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; TJ Burns; Foon; Bhavya; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Aaron White; Naomi Madeleine; Josh Kibbey; Crln Yldz Ksr In typical Gilbert and Sullivan "Topsy Turvy" style, the King of Barataria has gone missing! He was stolen as a baby and raised in secrecy as one of two gondoliers (nobody knows which) and his...
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Jul 6, 2020 Percy Keese Fitzhugh
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LibriVox recording of Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh. Read in English by John; Valentina Vocelli; Lynne T; aydrogekistky; fishmiles; Ralph James That lovable Boy Scout, Pee-Wee Harris, is back for another adventure, this time on the water. Somehow, he always manages to find the snacks necessary for him to land on his feet. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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Jul 6, 2020 Hester Travers Smith
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LibriVox recording of Oscar Wilde from Purgatory by Hester Travers Smith. Read in English by Rob Marland Hester Dowden, who wrote under the name Hester Travers Smith, was an Irish spiritualist medium. She claimed to have communicated with the spirits of various celebrities. In Oscar Wilde from Purgatory, she reproduces the text of her "conversations" with the Irish poet and playwright, conducted via a Ouija board and automatic writing. Wilde proves just as talkative after death as he...
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Jul 6, 2020 Samuel Smiles
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LibriVox recording of Character by Samuel Smiles. Read in English by volunteer readers. Samuel Smiles is known even today as an author that promoted the improvement of society through the improvement of individuals and their character. This book describes some of the traits that make up truly great men and women, peppering it with anecdotes and examples from people of the past and of his own contemporaries. Although this was written in the 1800s, the underlying principles still apply today. One...
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Jul 6, 2020 Cesare Lombroso
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LibriVox recording of The Man of Genius by Cesare Lombroso. Read in English by Leon Harvey Famous criminologist, anthropologist, and psychiatrist, Dr Lombroso, investigated the memetic anecdotal belief that genius is associated with degenerative symptoms, or may even be a version of insanity, and presented his findings as a fascinating and controversial theory that the creative and imaginative celebrities throughout history have also displayed what he termed as "atavistic" symptoms,...
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Jul 6, 2020 Thomas Mayne Reid
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LibriVox recording of No Quarter! by Thomas Mayne Reid. Read in English by Shasta; W. P. Costello; chuckconvr; Anita Sloma-Martinez; John; BourbonReader; BrittanyRill; ZoinkMeister Patrick; Sandra Cullum; Mischella; mokka; Matthew Reece; KevinS There is no page in England’s history so bright, nor of which Englishmen have such reason to be proud, as that covering the period between 1640 and 1650. This glorious decade was ushered in by the election of the “Long Parliament,” and I challenge...
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Jul 6, 2020 Joe H. Borders
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LibriVox recording of The Queen of Appalachia by Joe H. Borders. Read in English by Julian Pratley; Felicia Wang; rwraptor; ZoinkMeister Patrick; SKwanlada; Astronollie A Lost Race novel set unusually in the eastern USA, where a civilization made up of descendants of early American pioneers has established an arcadian, monarchical Utopia supported by advanced Technology. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Jul 5, 2020
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of A Poet Looks At The Moon by E. Powys Mathers. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 28, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Dixon; Andrew Gaunce; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Owlivia; Doug Daly; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; Newgatenovelist; Seawolf4; mammutty; Garth Burton; Garfield Dsouza; Graham Scott; Kelly Park; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; philmacc and rwraptor. This Weekly Poem is taken from The Garden of Bright Waters by...
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Jul 4, 2020 Lucy Maud Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Emily of New Moon (Version 2) by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read in English by Elisabeth Holland; Claire Butler; drempels; Meredith Bell; Heather McLennan; Talya; Jaimiechurch95; Jude Somers; Sky Asimaru; John; B L Newman; Brooke Favorat Orphaned Emily Starr is sent to live at New Moon Farm on Prince Edward Island with her aunts Elizabeth and Laura Murray and her Cousin Jimmy. She quickly befriends three other children named Ilse Burnley, Teddy Kent, and Perry Miller, each of...
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Jul 4, 2020 Chapman Cohen
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LibriVox recording of Theism or Atheism, The Great Alternative by Chapman Cohen. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer A thought-provoking treatise from 20th century English freethinker, atheist and secularist writer, Chapman Cohen. Here, he lays out the development of the god-idea from primitive to modern times, and makes a compelling argument for atheism over theism or agnosticism. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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LibriVox recording of Favorite Prayers Collection 1 (Pluralistic and Multilingual) by Various. Read in Multilingual by Craig Campbell; Riccardo Della Martera; KevinS; Chris Pyle A collection of readers' favorite prayers from various faith traditions. - Summary by Kevin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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Jul 3, 2020 King James Version (KJV)
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Judith by King James Version (KJV). Read in English by ancientchristian The Book of Judith is included in the Septuagint (the Greek form of the Old Testament) and has been retained in Catholic and Orthodox Christian Bibles, but was eventually excluded from the Hebrew canon and assigned by Protestants to their apocrypha. The story relates how a Jewish widow, Judith, uses her beauty and charm to destroy an Assyrian general sent by the great Nabuchodonosor...
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Jul 3, 2020 Saint Thomas Aquinas
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LibriVox recording of Catena Aurea, St. Matthew - Vol 1, Part 1 by Saint Thomas Aquinas. Read in English by ancientchristian The Catena Aurea (Latin for Golden Chain) presents the commentaries of the greatest theologians (e.g. St. John Chrysostom, St. Jerome, St. Augustine) of the Church as if they were having a discussion on each verse of the Bible. St. Thomas Aquinas put this opus together from sermons and commentaries on the Gospels composed by over eighty early Church Fathers, providing...
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Jul 3, 2020 Lewis R. Freeman
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LibriVox recording of Stories of the Ships by Lewis R. Freeman. Read in English by David Wales While most associate the "Great War" with trenches, barbed wire, machine guns, and poison gas, ships played roles in the military at the beginning of the 20th century. Stories of the Ships is a 1919 collection of accounts described in the first person by those who fought battles on the sea during World War I. It gives the listener a more complete account of the conflicts that defined the...
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Jul 2, 2020 Frédéric Bastiat
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LibriVox recording of The Law by Frédéric Bastiat. Read in English by LikeManyWaters; Michele Fry; William Allan Jones; Brooke Favorat; cfavorat "The law perverted! The law—and, in its wake, all the collective forces of the nation. The law, I say, not only diverted from its proper direction, but made to pursue one entirely contrary! The law becomes the tool of every kind of avarice, instead of being its check! The law guilty of that very inequity which it was its mission to punish!...
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Jul 2, 2020 Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Call of the Wild (Version 5) by Jack London. Read in English by Jeff Clark Buck, a magnificent mix of St. Bernard and Scotch shepherd dog, rules contentedly at Judge Miller’s place in California’s Santa Clara Valley. But 1897 brings the Klondike Gold Rush, and Buck is the perfect kind of dog to service sleds—so he is stolen and spirited away to the Northland. There he learns a hard life at the hands of tough men and competing sled dogs, which sharpen his...
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Jul 2, 2020 Anton Chekhov
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LibriVox recording of The Black Monk by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Robert Edward Crozier Long.) Read in English by Daniel Davison Aspiring academic Andrei Kovrin, while summering in the countryside per the advice of a physician, is haunted by the apparition of a black monk that appears only to him and encourages him in his intellectual pursuits. Although Kovrin is the only one who can see the apparition, the monk assures him that, even if he were a creation of the imagination, he would still...
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Jul 2, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds, Vol. I, No 6, June 1897 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." Later...
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Jul 2, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection 090 by Various. Read in English by Daniel Davison; InsPri; Dale Grothmann; Craig Campbell; Owee; Lynne T; Scarbo; TypicalJax Here we present the 90th Collection of Short Stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers. For your enjoyment, we bring gems by Hemingway, Tolstoy, D.H. Lawrence and Alexander Pushkin, plus a lesser known work by Arthur Conan Doyle, so sit back and enjoy! For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Jul 2, 2020 Alfred Tennyson
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LibriVox recording of Maud, and Other Poems (Version 2) by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Read in English by MichaelMaggs Surely everyone knows “Maud”? Isn’t that the Victorian love song, where the man waits by the garden gate for his lover to appear for a secret rendezvous? Well, that may be the song, but Tennyson’s poem is longer and very much darker. It deals not with love but with the obsession of an unstable young man with the seventeen-year-old Maud, and his gradual descent into madness....
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Jul 2, 2020 Louis Tracy
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LibriVox recording of The "Mind The Paint" Girl by Louis Tracy. Read in English by Adrian Stephens; npfehr; Rita Boutros; Christine; Dylan M. Davis; Kathleen Moore; Jude Somers; Susannah Mason "The "Mind The Paint" Girl, by Louis Tracy, is a delightful novelization of Sir Arthur Pinero's sparkling comedy now having a successful New York run.... Mr. Tracy has caught the very spirit of the drama and has told its story with much of the same vivre that has packed the...
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Jul 2, 2020 Cyril of Alexandria
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of Luke, Sermons 57-65 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Robert Payne Smith.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Sermons 57 through 65 cover the Gospel According to Luke 9:57 to 10:21. - Summary by the Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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LibriVox recording of With Swag and Billy: A Guide to Walking Trips in Tourist Districts of New South Wales by Henry J. Tompkins. Read in English by Phil Benson A guide to hikes around Sydney, Australia, from the early years of the twentieth century. In 1895, Henry J. Tompkins and William Mogford Hamlet, two friends with literary inclinations and a taste for romantic scenery, formed the Warragamba Walking Club. Although the strength of their membership is unknown (Tompkins expresses his...
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Jul 1, 2020 Henry Addington Bruce
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LibriVox recording of Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters by Henry Addington Bruce. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers The author describes popular ghost occurrences from a skeptical point of view, providing explanations based on recent scientific research (early 20th century), primarily in the field of psychology, like suggestion and hallucinations, using also his beliefs on mesmerism and telepathy. He finishes his book with a brief mention of ghost hunters and researchers into psychic...
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Jul 1, 2020 Molière
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LibriVox recording of Don Juan, or The Feast with the Statue by Molière. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by Larry Wilson; Kurt; Adrian Stephens; Matea Bracic; Emmi Kranz; ToddHW; Sonia; Tomas Peter; Jenn Broda; Alan Mapstone; Jim Locke; Adam Bielka; Availle; Ron Altman; Sandra Schmit Don Juan "contains, perhaps, more severe attacks upon hypocrisy than does even Tartuffe. It depicts the hero as a man who, rich, noble, powerful, and bold, respects neither heaven nor earth,...
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Jul 1, 2020 Rupert S. Holland
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LibriVox recording of Builders of United Italy by Rupert S. Holland. Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi Holland 's provides us with an engaging history of the Unification ("Risorgimento") of Italy by exploring the lives of some of its most important figures: Alfieri, Manzoni, Gioberti, Manin, Mazzini, Cavour, Garibaldi, and Victor Emmanuel. - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Jul 1, 2020 Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm
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LibriVox recording of Pérolas E Diamantes - Contos Infantis by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm. (Translated by Henrique Jr. Marques.) Read in Portuguese by Mayah; L.S.B.Seabra; MickyMe; Rachel Moraes Publicado em 1908. Contos coligidos e traduzidos dos Irmãos Grimm, por Henrique Marques Júnior. O violino maravilhoso, João no auge da alegria, Pele de urso, Aventuras de João-Pequenino, Os três cabelos de ouro do Diabo, O sapateiro e os Gnomos, As Três Penas e O Violinista. São pequenos contos...
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Jul 1, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 205 by Various. This is a collection of 69 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2020. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (58MB)
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Jun 30, 2020 Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Europe and Elsewhere by Mark Twain. Read in English by John Greenman This collection of articles came from Mark Twain's travels and experiences abroad. While many had been previously published, there also were many that had never before seen the light of day...which one reviewer said had never been Twain's intent for them, having consigned them to obscurity. With introductory essays by Brander Matthews and Albert Bigelow Paine, the book paints a clear picture of the...
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Jun 30, 2020 Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of Tarzan and the Ant Men by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read in English by Matthew Reece Lord Greystoke, Tarzan of the Apes, is embroiled in thrilling adventures among the tiny, warlike Minunians. (Summary by Matthew Reece) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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Jun 30, 2020 Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of Faulkner's Folly by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Celine Major Eric Stannard, wealthy artist and portrait painter of international reputation is found dead in his studio, an etching needle protruding from his chest. The lights had gone out momentarily just before he was found by a footman and a long-time friend. Standing beside the victim is Joyce his wife and his model Natalie both seeming to be struck with terror and shock!! At first glance the suspects seem...
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Jun 30, 2020 Saint Jerome
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LibriVox recording of The Life of St. Hilarion by Saint Jerome. (Translated by Philip Schaff.) Read in English by ancientchristian St. Hilarion (291–371 AD) was an anchorite who lived most of his life in the desert after the example of St. Anthony the Great (251–356 AD). He is considered to be the founder of Palestinian monasticism and venerated as a saint by the Orthodox and Roman Catholic Church. He was born in Gaza to pagan parents. After successfully studying rhetoric in Alexandria, he...
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Jun 29, 2020 Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms
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LibriVox recording of Report of the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms (The Brady Report) by Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms. Read in English by Patrick McHaffie From the close of trading on Tuesday, October 13, 1987, to the close of trading on October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ("Dow") fell 769 points or 31 percent. On October 19, 1987, alone, the Dow fell by 508 points or 22.6 percent. Since the early 1920's, only the drop of 12.8 percent in...
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Jun 29, 2020 Margaret Sanger
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LibriVox recording of Margaret Sanger; an autobiography by Margaret Sanger. Read in English by PhyllisV Margaret Sanger, an advocate for birth control rights, chronicles the story of her struggles, including her times in jail and in exile, in order to legalize birth control options for women. She details the uphill battles of not only convincing lawmakers, but of doctors as well. Her relentless pursuit is told against the backdrop of courtrooms, her personal life, and her travels across the...
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Jun 29, 2020 Gustav Freytag
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LibriVox recording of Die Ahnen - Das Nest der Zaunkönige by Gustav Freytag. Read in German by Bernd Ungerer „Im Nest der Zaunkönige liegt der Hauptteil des Herrenbesitzes um die Drei Gleichen, Vorberge des Thüringer Waldes bis in die Nähe von Erfurt, in einem Landstrich, wo die Dorfnamen, welche auf ‚leben‘ endigen, vorherrschen.“[4] Der Hauptsitz der Familie, die nun den spöttischen Beinamen „Reguli“, „kleine Könige“ bzw. „Zaunkönige“ trägt, wird mit Ingersleben...
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Jun 29, 2020 Louise Imogen Guiney
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LibriVox recording of Goose-Quill Papers by Louise Imogen Guiney. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Louise Imogen Guiney, an American poet and essayist, here presents twenty essays with her characteristic wit and poetic flair and often a touch of satire on sometimes common topics such as the apple, the moon, mathematics and the garret, even the provocative "On Teaching One's Grandmother how to Suck Eggs." - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text,...
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Jun 29, 2020 David Cory
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LibriVox recording of Puss in Boots, Jr., and the Good Gray Horse by David Cory. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Liza R. Fox; Julian Pratley; Valentina Vocelli; Jenn Broda; Kathleen Moore; JB; Mike West; Sarah Heggaton; Brent "Buddha" George David Cory is the author of more than 40 childrens books. This is the one in his series of Puss in Boots, Jr. The roots fo the legend of Puss in Boots seems to back to Italian folklore. These books are written for younger readers, about second...
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Jun 29, 2020 Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Money-Spinner by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Mark Nelson; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; MichaelMaggs; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens When his younger brother incurs a large betting debt, what could be easier than for a man to borrow the money to save him from the factory he runs while his employers are away. Whoops; his employers are coming back before he has repaid the money. Ah, perhaps his wife can get the money from a friendly Lord who...
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Jun 29, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds, Vol. I, No 3, March 1897 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." Later...
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Jun 29, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. Is the sound of a dripping faucet music? According to Aldous Huxley, "The music of the drops is the symbol and type of the whole universe... asymptotic to sense, infinitely close to significance, but never touching it." (Water Music). Sensory and psychological exploration define several recordings in Vol. 075 (On the Pleasures of...
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Jun 28, 2020 H. P. Nichols
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 28 recordings of The Bee by H.P. Nichols. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  June 21 2020. Read in English by Andrew Dixon; Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; EliseDee; Emmi Kranz; Seawolf4; mammutty; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Guomin Do; Helen Ko; Joshua Paul Seeger.; Kelly Park; Lee Ann Howlett; Nerebrit; Ilaria Marazzina; mleigh; Phil Schempf; Ryan Fink; Rohan31; Richard Potenza;...
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Jun 28, 2020 Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
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LibriVox recording of Kalitan, Our Little Alaskan Cousin by Mary F. Nixon-Roulet. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Lynda Marie Neilson; April6090; Betsy Walker; Shasta; Anita Sloma-Martinez; KevinS; ChadH94 Away up toward the frozen north lies the great peninsula, which the United States bought from the Russians, and thus became responsible for the native peoples from whom the Russians had taken the land. There are many kinds of people there, from Indians to Esquimos, and they are under the...
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Jun 28, 2020 Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of The Marie Antoinette Romances, Vol 2: The Mesmerist's Victim by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by Henry L. Williams.) Read in English by John Van Stan This 2nd volume of the Marie Antoinette Romances continues the intrigues of "Balsamo, The Magician" and adds to them the schemes of philosophers and the stirrings of revolution. Balsamo (based on the real Count Alessandro di Cagliostro) carries on his occult tactics to weaponize the state secrets that he gained in...
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Jun 28, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 054 by Various. Read in German by Boris; schrm; Hokuspokus; lorda; Max Reichlich; Karlsson Diese Sammlungsreihe erscheint unregelmäßig und umfasst 10 verschiedene deutschsprachige Prosatexte. Sie finden weitere "Bände" der Sammlungen kurzer deutscher Prosa hier . Die Texte wurden von LibriVox-Freiwilligen selbst (nach ihrem Interesse und Geschmack) ausgewählt und können fiktive und nicht-fiktive Inhalte behandeln. Die...
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Jun 28, 2020 Edgar A. Guest
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Man to Be by Edgar A. Guest This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  June 14, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; mammutty; Helen Ko; Harmon Lee Busby; Joshua Paul Seeger.; Larry Wilson; Nerebrit; Phil Schempf; Ryan Fink; MaybeCordelia and Seaquill. A tribute to Fathers contemplating the future of their children. - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including links to online...
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Jun 28, 2020 Tristan Bernard
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LibriVox recording of Les veillées du chauffeur: contes, essais, récits de voyages by Tristan Bernard. Read in French by Kamisole; Christiane Jehanne; Isad; Cocotte; Stéphanie; Rémi; YasmineHaggag; Nils Barrellon Tristan Bernard (1866-1947) nous emmène en route à travers la France avec cette collection de courtes vignettes et anecdotes autour du thème des excursions en automobile au début du XXe siècle. - Summary by Sonia For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Jun 26, 2020 Henry James
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LibriVox recording of The Turn of the Screw (Version 3) by Henry James. Read in English by Sandra Cullum A gothic, ghost story, you are a jury of one. Is the Governess correct in her assumptions that her charges, two adorable and exemplary children, Miles and Flora are victims of malevolent spirits? As the story unfolds it gets darker and more questions arise than answers. Written by Sandra Cullum For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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Jun 26, 2020 Sir William Osler
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LibriVox recording of The Evolution of Modern Medicine by Sir William Osler. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is the manuscript of Sir William Osler's lectures on the "Evolution of Modern Medicine," delivered at Yale University in 1913. Here, the father of modern clinical medicine provides a brief introduction to the history of medicine from its origin to modern developments, such as the rise of preventive medicine. Originally written for the general public, the classic...
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Jun 26, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 039 by Various. Read in English by Dale Grothmann; Newgatenovelist; Dan Gurzynski; Shreya Sethi; Clark Pigeau; Davis Faherty; Rafe Ball; Spen; Natalie Boulos; Daniel Davison; Scarbo; NR Collard; Piotr Nater; A.E. Heckett; Louise J. Belle A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of...
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Jun 25, 2020 John Lord
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LibriVox recording of Beacon Lights of History, Volume 14: The New Era by John Lord. Read in English by KHand Volume 14 is a compilation of essays regarding accomplishments over the 50 years preceding the author's death in 1894. The editorial staff chose the people that they felt best exemplified Lord's criteria of being a historical force to represent the worlds of music, art, science and invention. Though not personally written by Lord, the book is attributed to him. (Summary by KHand) For...
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Jun 25, 2020 Bernard Capes
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LibriVox recording of At a Winter's Fire by Bernard Capes. Read in English by Saint Ananda; drwebber; Joe Selah; Matt Tantillo; K.T.B.; Phil Aldred; Nemo This is a book of stories by Bernard Capes to entertain you if you should find yourself in a cozy chair by the fireplace during the short dark days of winter. - Summary by A. Gramour For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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Jun 24, 2020 Yuly Aykhenvald
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LibriVox recording of Силуэты русских писателей, Выпуск 3 by Yuly Aykhenvald. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Бесконечно преданный русской литературе, Юлий Айхенвальд видел писателя как уникальную личность и не признавал литературных школ и течений. Oн погиб в Париже, возвращаясь ночью от Набоковых...
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Jun 23, 2020 Francis J. Finn
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LibriVox recording of Claude Lightfoot, or How the Problem Was Solved by Francis J. Finn. Read in English by Carol Pelster Most of the boys in the Catholic school called Milwaukee College are engrossed with baseball and keeping up with their studies. When twelve year old Claude Lightfoot is transferred into the school, he has a rocky time of it. While Claude excels in baseball and other playground activities, he also has a knack of annoying the other boys, particularly one who is a mean bully....
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Jun 22, 2020 Harriet Lummis Smith
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LibriVox recording of Pollyanna of the Orange Blossoms by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read in English by Claire Schreuder Pollyanna marries sweetheart Jimmy Pendleton, and together they move to start their married life in Boston. The book follows their many adventures of marriage, setting up home in a new city, having visitors, and many other events, including Jimmy's signing up to fight during WWI. Throughout the uplifting book, Pollyanna continues to play her characteristic 'Glad Game' and tries to...
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Jun 22, 2020
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LibriVox recording of 17th- and 18th-Century Poems by Women. This class project is a collection of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century verse by women, focusing first on women as writers. It has been coordinated by the students' teacher, Tonya Howe. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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Jun 22, 2020 National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - 03. March 1898 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by Availle; Alan Mapstone; Wayne Cooke; Phil Schempf; BettyB; Larry Wilson The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, the March Number. It includes the following articles: Dwellings of the Saga-time in Iceland, Greenland, and Vineland, by Cornelia Horsford Completion of the La Boca Dock Two Hundred Miles up the Kuskokwim, by Charles Hallock The...
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Jun 22, 2020 Michael Combrune
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LibriVox recording of The Theory and Practice of Brewing by Michael Combrune. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is an elaborate treatise on how to brew beer. That art is as noble today as it was in 1761, when this book was first published, and Mr. Combrune was a master of his art. After reading his work on this topic, a glass of beer can be enjoyed on quite a different level. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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Jun 22, 2020 Edgar A. Guest
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LibriVox recording of Rhymes of Childhood by Edgar A. Guest. Read in English by volunteer readers. Not nursery rhymes, but poems about different scenes of childhood. Poems about Grandpa, Grandma, story time, castor oil, “Wait till your pa comes home!”, and many more. These are sure to evoke nostalgia, lots of smiles, and maybe a couple sighs or tears. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Jun 21, 2020 H. Beam Piper
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LibriVox recording of Omnilingual (Version 3) by H. Beam Piper. Read in English by Trish E. Matson This short story published in 1957 is unusual for its time in that its protagonist is a female scientist, and there is no romantic subplot. Helped by some of her teammates on the Mars exploration crew, and hindered by others, she struggles to decipher the meanings of the artifacts left by an extinct alien species. What possible frame of reference can humans and the long-gone Martians have in...
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Jun 21, 2020 Taras Shevchenko
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LibriVox recording of The Kobzar of the Ukraine by Taras Shevchenko. (Translated by Alexander Jardine Hunter.) Read in English by Ron Altman; Dominique van de Vorle; Alan Mapstone; Garfield Dsouza; Trax; Adrian Stephens; Phil Schempf; Larry Wilson; Brianna Chiles; Ken Masters; Stefan Von Blon; KevinS In these poems speaks the struggling soul of a downtrodden people. To our western folk, reared in happier surroundings there is a bitter tang about some of them, somewhat like the taste of olives,...
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Jun 21, 2020 Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Flop Ear, the Funny Rabbit by Richard Barnum. Read in English by JBConnor; realisticspeakers; HilaryWiley; Claire Schreuder; Kathleen Moore "Once upon a time, not so very many years ago, a family of rabbits lived in the woods near the top of a mountain. There were six in the family, counting Flop Ear, the funny rabbit, and I speak of him first because this story is going to be mostly about him and his adventures, or what happened to Flop Ear." Another...
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Jun 21, 2020 Théophile Pascal
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LibriVox recording of Reincarnation: A Study in Human Evolution by Théophile Pascal. Read in English by KirksVoice Dr. Pascal brings us the Theosophic knowledge to reincarnation. He discusses four main topics: 1). The Soul and the Bodies, 2). Reincarnation and the Moral Law, 3). Reincarnation and Science, and 4). Reincarnation and the religious and philosophical concensus of the ages - Summary by kirk202 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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Jun 21, 2020 Edwin C. Ranck
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of The Circus by Edwin C Ranck. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 14, 2020. Read in English by ambsweet13; andybeddy; Bruce Kachuk; Batty Royale; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; EliseDee; mammutty; Garth Burton; Garfield Dsouza; Graham Scott; Lee Ann Howlett; Princess Nwafor; Phil Schempf; Larry Wilson and Ryan Fink. This little volume was written for no reason on earth and with no earthly reason. It...
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Jun 21, 2020 Benjamin Griffith Brawley
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LibriVox recording of Your Negro Neighbor by Benjamin Griffith Brawley. Read in English by KevinS An historical and sociological view of race relations in America as it pertains to the African-American. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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Jun 20, 2020 Jack London
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LibriVox recording of Smoke Bellew by Jack London. Read in English by Jim Locke Smoke Bellew, or really Jack London, leaves his less than satisfying writing job in San Francisco for the opportunity to search for gold in the Klondike region while writing about his adventures there. Smoke Bellew is the collection of the resulting twelve essay / stories. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to...
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Jun 20, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection 089 by Various. Read in English by ChadH94; Dale Grothmann; Daniel Davison; Owee; Garfield Dsouza; Piotr Nater Our 89th Short Story Collection is of exceptionally high quality. In addition to perennial favorites, such as Kate Chopin and Mark Twain, our Librivox readers have delved into the more esoteric, with a translation of a Polish tale, a story by Rabindranath Tagore and Charles Henkle. For further information, including links to online text,...
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Jun 20, 2020 Charles Haslewood Shannon; Charles de Sousy Ricketts; John Gray; R. Savage
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LibriVox recording of The Dial: The First Number of the Series by Charles Haslewood Shannon; Charles de Sousy Ricketts; John Gray; R. Savage. Read in English by Rob Marland; Sonia; Nemo; KevinS The Dial was an art magazine, which ran to five issues between 1889 and 1897. It was edited and published by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon from The Vale, their shared home in Chelsea, London. Contributors to this first number include the editors, R. Savage, and the poet John Gray (who is best...
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Jun 20, 2020 Alfred Bester
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LibriVox recording of The Push Of A Finger by Alfred Bester. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Science fiction from the 50s by one of the masters, Alfred Bester. Society has committed itself to complete stability. Nothing is allowed to upset this stability, nothing that is not planned and approved and accounted for in advance. Yes, this is hard to imagine but this has produced decades, nay, centuries of predictable prosperity and peace. Even the newspapers have very little to write about. One...
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Jun 20, 2020 Kellogg Durland
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LibriVox recording of Royal Romances of Today by Kellogg Durland.  Read in English by Lynette Caulkins; KevinS; Diana Majlinger "In the year 1907, the Woman’s Home Companion commissioned me to go to Russia to write the story of the early days, courtship and marriage of her whom the world knows to-day as the 'Tsaritsa,' The following year, the same periodical sent me to Italy to write a similar account of the life of Queen Elena; and in 1910 I was once more sent abroad, this time to...
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Jun 20, 2020 Harriet Beecher Stowe
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LibriVox recording of The Chimney Corner by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Stowe wrote over 30 books. This one is a fascinating collection of her post Civil War musings on a variety of cultural topics, staged mostly as conversations between Christopher Crowfield (Stowe's masculine nome de plume), and his wife, their son Ben, daughter Jenny, their friends, and various neighbors who drop in to chat around the fireside. Lively topics include women's suffrage & their...
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Jun 20, 2020 Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of American Notes by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Charles Dickens records his impressions of America during his 1842 journey. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (274MB)
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Jun 20, 2020 Epictetus
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LibriVox recording of The Enchiridion by Epictetus. Read in English by John Pederson The Enchiridion (also translated as “Handbook” or “Manual”) of Epictetus is a short collection of Stoic precepts compiled by Arrian, a student of Epictetus. Epictetus (c. 50 – 135 AD) was a Greek philosopher and a champion of Stoicism, a philosophy dedicated to tranquility of the mind and soul via practical, actionable advice. Popular in the ancient and medieval world, it has even found favor in the...
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Jun 19, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 035. Read in English by ChadH94; Shruti Sinha; MichaelMaggs; Verity Kendall; Helen Ko; Kat Adack; Christina Maria Wendt; bjbAudioBooks; Max Hollway Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 035: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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Jun 19, 2020 Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Through the Looking-Glass (Version 6) by Lewis Carroll. Read in English by Craig Franklin Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an 1871 novel by Lewis Carroll and the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it. There she finds that, just like a...
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Jun 19, 2020 Edward Ellis Morris
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LibriVox recording of The Early Hanoverians by Edward Ellis Morris. Read in English by Pamela Nagami In this short book Edward Ellis Morris writes a vivid account of the reigns of the first two Georges. Scarcely had the fifty-four-year-old king assumed the throne when James Stuart roused the Highlanders in the "Fifteen." Five years later the collapse of the South Sea Company convulsed Britain and her first prime minister, Robert Walpole, emerged to stabilize the country's finances....
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Jun 19, 2020 Jakob Elias Poritzky
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LibriVox recording of Meine Hölle by Jakob Elias Poritzky. Read in German by Petra Zaldi Wir folgen dem jüdischen Ich-Erzähler auf der Flucht vor seiner Familie nach Paris, wo er als Verkäufer von Kleinkram seinen Lebensunterhalt zu bestreiten versucht. Er bewegt sich ständig am untersten Rand der Gesellschaft in der Gesellschaft von Bettlern und Prostituierten und fühlt sich ihnen doch überlegen. Er zieht schließlich nach Berlin und beginnt dort zu studieren, kann sich aber dennoch...
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Jun 19, 2020 Young's Literal Translation
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 20: James by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by donkeyscommand. The Epistle of James translated according to the letter and idioms of the original language. Summary by KevinS. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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Jun 19, 2020 Mary Elizabeth Brown
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LibriVox recording of Dedications by Mary Elizabeth Brown. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Adrian Stephens; KHand; Lucretia B.; jenno; Mike Overby; Kristy Carpenter; Kathleen Moore; Elsie Selwyn; ChadH94; Amy Gramour; Andy Glover Dedications is an anthology of the forms used from the earliest days of book-making to the present time. My purpose in the following anthology of dedications has been to make a representative, rather than an exhaustive collection. My first idea was to take only...
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Jun 18, 2020 Edith Ogden Harrison
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LibriVox recording of Prince Silverwings and Other Fairy Tales by Edith Ogden Harrison. Read in English by Steven Fellows Edith Ogden Harrison's first published work, Prince Silverwings , is a collection of seven fairy tales for young readers. It is perhaps best known as the source of an unsuccessful stage collaboration with L. Frank Baum, ultimately providing inspiration for several of Baum's Oz books. (Summary by Steven Fellows) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Jun 18, 2020 The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
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LibriVox recording of Report on Securing and Growing the Digital Economy by The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. Read in English by volunteer readers. President Obama formed The President's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity on April 13, 2016 to develop a plan for protecting cyberspace and America's economic reliance upon it. The commission's final report was released in December 2016. The report examined the state of cybersecurity today, looked ahead to the...
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Jun 18, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 024 - Poetry & Prose by Various. Read in Multilingual by Liber; Kudrna; lorda; Shashank Jakhmola; Sonia; Dwarika; Piotr Nater; eflow; Mark Chulsky; Лена Сухая; Kazbek; Milos Mitic; Hanna Ponomarenko This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English) as listed below. All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. - Summary by ToddHW 1....
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Jun 18, 2020 Anton Chekhov
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LibriVox recording of El jardín de los cerezos by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Saturnino Giménez Enrich.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El jardín de los cerezos es la última de las piezas principales de Chéjov (las otras son La gaviota, Tío Vania y Las tres hermanas). Se trata de una comedia escrita en cuatro actos, ambientada en el declive económico de la aristocracia rusa a finales del siglo XIX. Durante este periodo, los hijos de los que habían sido sus esclavos se...
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Jun 18, 2020 Gerard Manley Hopkins
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LibriVox recording of Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins (Version 2) by Gerard Manley Hopkins. Read in English by MichaelMaggs Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889) was one of the most innovative of English Victorian poets, best known now for his vivid and original imagery of the natural world in verses such as “The Windhover” and “Pied Beauty”. Hopkins was a master of miniaturisation and condensation. His poetry is characterised by freshness, concentrated originality and often unconventional...
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Jun 18, 2020 St. John Chrysostom
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LibriVox recording of St. John Chrysostom on 2 Timothy by St. John Chrysostom. (Translated by Philip Schaff.) Read in English by ancientchristian. St. John Chrysostom (the golden-mouthed), the most famous preacher of his age turned his attention to 2 Timothy, giving a total of 10 sermons this letter by Paul to his beloved Timothy who he had appointed as an arch-bishop. This epistles is one of three that are called "pastoral" because they concern the conduct of church leaders. It is...
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Jun 17, 2020 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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LibriVox recording of The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read in English by Elsie Selwyn; Riley McGuire; Jim Locke; Lynda Marie Neilson; Kathleen Moore If you drive through the Lady's Mile, the most fashionable district in London, you will see people whose most distinguished ambition was to be known in that circle. A novelist, a painter, and some aristocrats, willing to prove themselves to the world. But what happens behind closed doors? Is the Lady's Mile as respectable as it seems? -...
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Jun 17, 2020 Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Hobby-Horse by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Alan Mapstone; KHand; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; Devorah Allen; MichaelMaggs; schrm; Adrian Stephens; ambsweet13; BandanaMan99; ToddHW; Lydia; Tomas Peter; Jenn Broda; Adam Bielka A man's wife is caught up in Philanthropy, generously supporting all sorts of good causes. But that does not include her husband's interests in "the Turf or the Stable - no feeling except one of positive distaste." So what is he...
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Jun 17, 2020 Teodoro Guerrero Pallarés
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LibriVox recording of Totum revolutum: Poesías de Teodoro Guerrero by Teodoro Guerrero Pallarés. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans En este libro se reúnen diversos poemas satíricos sobre diferentes circunstancias de la vida, tales como el matrimonio, la muerte, el amor, etc. Todos los poemas aquí presentados se encuentran escritos en versos rima, por lo que la lectura de los mismos mediante audio es muy agradable y divertida para pasar un buen rato. (Summary by KendalRigans) For further...
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Jun 16, 2020 Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Alice Dugdale by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Anthony Ogus An ordinary village girl's plans for the future with her long-standing beau are threatened when he is seen to be an attractive prospect by a local noble family Trollope's novella works through the consequences with typical affection and sensitivity. - Summary by Anthony Ogus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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Jun 16, 2020 Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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LibriVox recording of Taras Bulba; a Tale of the Cossacks by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. (Translated by Isabel Florence Hapgood.) Read in English by SimonSG Taras Bulba is a romanticised historical novella by Nikolai Gogol set in Russia’s equivalent of America’s wild frontier, what is today Ukraine, a name which means something like “frontier” or “marches”. It was an ill-defined wild border land whose borders were subject to change and whose nominal rulers had allowed it to become a...
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LibriVox recording of  Ingersoll on the Holy Bible from the Works of  Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 3, Lecture 9. Read in English by Michele Fry; Brian Levine; Algy Pug; Rita Boutros; Scarbo; Tommy Hersant Ingersoll is known as "the greatest infidel" of the 19th century. Steeped in religion as a child by his Baptist preacher father, he eventually came to rail against the hypocricy, judgment, hatred and fear he observed in his fellow Christians, and their attempt to restrict free...
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Jun 15, 2020 H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells. Read in English by volunteer readers. In the summer of 1921, a disenchanted journalist escapes the rat race for a drive in the country. But Mr. Barnstaple's trip exceeds his expectations when he and other motorists are swept 3,000 years into the future. The inadvertent time travelers arrive in a world that corresponds exactly to Barnstaple's ideals: a utopian state, free of crime, poverty, war, disease, and bigotry. Unfettered by the...
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Jun 15, 2020 J. Saunders Redding
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LibriVox recording of On Being Negro in America by J. Saunders Redding. Read in English by KevinS A penetrating, insightful, and thoroughly honest view of one's life in the United States as an African-American. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org ....
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Jun 14, 2020 Ford Madox Ford
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LibriVox recording of Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance by Ford Madox Ford. Read in English by David Wales Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature. Conrad wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human...
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